Kerala Houseboats

Backwater-ing Since 2003

Kerala Houseboats: Your Floating Paradise on the Backwaters

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Since our inception in 2003, Kerala Houseboats has consistently led the way in offering unforgettable houseboat experiences in the tranquil backwaters of Alleppey, a gem nestled in the heart of God’s Own Country, Kerala. Our journey began with a vision to not just provide a journey, but to craft a memorable story that our guests would cherish for a lifetime. In the paradise that is Kerala, we have distinguished ourselves through our unwavering commitment to quality service and ensuring the best value for your investment.

Our houseboats serve as your gateway to explore the mesmerizing backwaters, a unique network of canals, rivers, and lakes that cradle the lush landscape of Kerala. At Kerala Houseboats, we invite you to embark on a voyage that transcends the ordinary—where each moment is about discovering the serene beauty, rich culture, and exquisite cuisine of this enchanting region.

Discover Our Houseboats

Kerala Houseboat offers modern amenities, air conditioning, comfortable bedding, attached bathrooms, lounge area, galley kitchen, authentic Keralan meals, personalized service, 24/7 security, and round-the-clock assistance.

Premium 2 bedroom houseboat

Deluxe Houseboats

Experience the magic of Kerala's backwaters in an authentic style. Our deluxe houseboats provide the ultimate comfort and luxury while staying true to the traditional Kerala houseboat design. Perfect for a romantic honeymoon escape.

luxury 2 bedroom houseboat

Premium Houseboat

Unmatched comfort on our Kerala Houseboats. Explore the tranquil backwaters in style with our selection of meticulously crafted vessels. Ranging from cozy 1-bedroom options for couples to spacious 6-bedroom retreats for groups.

Kerala one bedroom luxury Houseboat

Luxury Houseboats

Luxury Standard Houseboats, the meticulously crafted vessels offer a perfect blend of comfort and elegance, ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable journey through Kerala's scenic waterways.

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Professional Instructors

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Kerala Houseboat Cruise

Tailored Kerala Houseboat Experiences

Kerala Houseboat Family Tour

Family is everything, and our family tours are crafted with this in mind. Enjoy exclusive discounts and packages designed to bring your loved ones closer, all while surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Kerala.

Kerala Houseboat Honeymoon tour


Celebrate love in a setting that's as extraordinary as your bond. Our couple's tour is meticulously designed to kindle romance with enchanting flower decorations, intimate candlelight dinners, and a special cake cutting ceremony.

Kerala Houseboat Group Tour

Gather your friends or celebrate special occasions on the backwaters for a truly unique party experience. Our group tour offers a per-person rate, turning the serene backwaters into your private celebration space.

Kerala Houseboat Day Cruise

Kerala Houseboat Day Cruise

Gather your friends or celebrate special occasions on the backwaters for a truly unique party experience. Our group tour offers a per-person rate, turning the serene backwaters into your private celebration space.

Why Choose Kerala Houseboats?

With nearly two decades of expertise in crafting bespoke houseboat experiences, Kerala Houseboats stands as a beacon of quality, comfort, and unforgettable memories. Our commitment to your satisfaction is woven into the very fabric of our services, ensuring that your journey with us is as breathtaking as the landscapes of Kerala.

  • Expertise and Dedication- Our professional team at Kerala Houseboats is dedicated to providing personalized service, ensuring that every aspect of your journey is tailored to your preferences and exceeds your expectations.
  • Memorable Experiences- Each journey with us is a story waiting to be discovered, filled with moments of beauty, adventure, and tranquility. We strive to make every experience memorable, ensuring that you leave with stories to tell and a longing to return.
  • Unmatched Quality-From the craftsmanship of our houseboats to the culinary delights prepared by our onboard chefs, we maintain the highest standards of quality, offering you a truly premium experience.
  • Unique Local Connection: Unlike other houseboat companies, Kerala Houseboats offers an authentic experience that goes beyond the luxurious amenities. Our crew is comprised of local experts who will share their deep knowledge of the backwaters, its hidden gems, and fascinating local culture. 

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Book Early and Secure Your Quality Kerala Houseboat Today

Early booking is essential to secure your preferred dates and boat, ensuring a stress free and enjoyable vacation. Book early and experience the magic of Kerala houseboat in comfort and style.

A Day on the Water: The Kerala Houseboat Experience

Begin your unforgettable journey aboard a traditional Kettuvallam, as you navigate through the tranquil backwaters of Kerala. From the moment you wake up to the gentle lap of water against the sides of your houseboat, to the evening when you dine under a starlit sky, your day promises a blend of serenity, exploration, and indulgence.

Morning Serenity at kerala house boat

Your day begins with a hearty breakfast prepared by our onboard chef, featuring local flavors and specialties that promise to delight your palate. As you sip on a cup of aromatic Kerala coffee, the houseboat glides past palm-fringed banks, quaint villages, and lush rice paddies, offering a glimpse into the life of the backwaters that has remained unchanged for centuries.

Afternoon Exploration with Kerala Houseboat

As the day unfolds, venture deeper into the heart of the backwaters. This journey offers you a front-row seat to the region’s rich biodiversity. Observe birds soaring against the clear blue sky, fish darting through the water, and lotuses blooming on the surface. For a closer look at the narrow waterways and local communities, opt for a canoe ride, where you can experience the warmth and hospitality of the people of Kerala firsthand.

Houseboat evening Bliss

As the sun sets, painting the sky with mesmerizing hues, it’s the perfect time to unwind on the deck with a book or simply soak in the peaceful atmosphere. The air fills with the aroma of dinner being prepared onboard, featuring the freshest catch of the day and traditional Kerala cuisine, promising a culinary journey that’s as captivating as the landscapes around you.

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After dinner, the deck transforms into a private haven under the starlit sky. Embrace the cool breeze and the soothing sound of water gently rocking the boat as you reflect on the day’s adventures. When you’re ready to retire, the comfort of your air-conditioned bedroom awaits, promising a night of peaceful sleep cradled by the gentle waters.


Spending a day on our houseboats offers not just a journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Kerala but an immersive experience into the culture, cuisine, and serene beauty of the backwaters. It’s an invitation to slow down, reconnect with nature, and savor moments of peace and tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.




People love Kerala Houseboat for its stunning backwaters, luxurious amenities, and authentic Keralan meals. It’s an unforgettable experience.

Places that offer Houseboats in Kerala

Houseboats are a quintessential part of the Kerala experience, offering a unique vantage point to explore the state’s stunning backwaters. In Kerala, houseboats can be found in several key locations, each offering its own unique charm and attractions

Alleppey Houseboat

The serene backwaters of Alleppey, Kerala on a luxurious houseboat. Immerse in the beauty, culture, and tranquility of the “Venice of the East”.

Kumarakom’s serene backwaters on a houseboat, a peaceful retreat into nature’s tranquility, birdlife, and Kerala’s untouched beauty.

The tranquil and pristine Ashtamudi Lake via houseboat, a peaceful journey through Kerala’s lush landscapes and cultural richness.

Bekal Houseboat

 Bekal houseboat journey, blending coastal beauty with historical Bekal Fort views, for a tranquil and unique Kerala experience.

How Booking With Kerala Houseboat Works?

Embarking on your serene Kerala Houseboat adventure is made easy with our straightforward booking process. We ensure that planning your journey through the tranquil backwaters of Kerala is as relaxing as the experience itself. Here’s how you can secure your spot on one of our unforgettable houseboat tours:

Step 1: Explore Our Houseboat Offerings

Begin your adventure by exploring our collection of houseboats and tailored experiences. Whether you’re looking for the charm of our Deluxe Houseboats, the elevated comfort of our Premium Houseboats, or the unmatched luxury of our Luxury Houseboats, we have something to suit every preference. Delve into our specialized tours designed for couples, families, and groups to find the perfect match for your dream getaway.

Step 2: Check Availability

Once you have an idea of your desired houseboat and tour type, reach out to us to check availability for your preferred dates. You can contact us via our website, email, or phone. Our team is readily available to assist you with any queries you might have and will provide you with all the necessary details to make an informed decision.

Step 3: Customize Your Experience

After confirming availability, we invite you to customize your journey with us. Whether it’s adding a special touch for a romantic getaway, dietary preferences for your meals onboard, or specific activities you’d like to engage in, our team is here to tailor your experience to your wishes.

Step 4: Secure Your Kerala Houseboat Booking

To secure your booking, we’ll guide you through our simple reservation process. This involves providing your details, confirming your itinerary, and making a deposit payment. We offer several payment methods for your convenience, including online transactions, bank transfers, and credit/debit card payments. Our secure payment gateway ensures that your transaction is safe and hassle-free.

Step 5: Your Houseboat Booking Confirmation

Upon completion of your booking and payment, you will receive a confirmation email with all the details of your upcoming adventure. This includes your houseboat information, itinerary, check-in details, and any customized arrangements we’ve made for you. We’ll also provide you with a contact number for any last-minute questions or requests.

Step 6: Kick Start your Journey

On the day of your tour, simply arrive at the designated meeting point where our team will warmly welcome you. From there, we’ll guide you to your houseboat, introduce you to your crew, and set off on your unforgettable journey through the backwaters of Kerala.


Our diverse fleet encompasses Deluxe, Premium, and Luxury Kerala houseboats, catering to a range of preferences and budgets. Deluxe Kerala houseboats offer a cost-effective option with essential comforts such as night-time air conditioning, making them ideal for budget-conscious travelers looking to experience the backwaters. Our Premium houseboats elevate your stay with 24/7 air conditioning (bedroom)and upscale interiors. For the ultimate in opulence, our Luxury Kerala houseboats feature exquisite furnishings, state-of-the-art amenities, and personalized services, ensuring an unparalleled backwater cruising experience.

From single to six-bedroom Kerala houseboats, each comes with en-suite bathrooms and may include living areas, kitchens, and special features like private dining rooms and balconies. Staffed with a captain, chef, and driver, we guarantee a bespoke backwater voyage.

Choose between an Overnight Stay and a Day Trip for your Kerala houseboat adventure. Both options provide a comprehensive experience of Kerala’s breathtaking backwaters, with all meals included showcasing local cuisine.

Our Kerala houseboat cruises highlight the authentic tastes of Kerala’s cuisine, with options to accommodate specific dietary needs. We offer the unique opportunity to enjoy freshly caught seafood prepared by our onboard chef, enhancing the traditional meal offerings included in our packages.

We offer diverse itineraries that showcase the best of the Kerala backwaters, allowing guests to experience the unique culture and stunning landscapes of this region. Whether you’re cruising through Alleppey or exploring the serene waters of Kumarakom, each journey is carefully planned for an unforgettable experience.

Our Alappuzha-Kumarakom Kerala houseboat route offers an exceptional way to experience both iconic backwater destinations. This option allows for flexible booking, with the possibility to start and end your journey in either location, showcasing the distinct beauty of each area.

Beyond the scenic cruise, we offer indoor games, fishing, and village tours. A canoe ride is a must-try for those looking to delve deeper into the natural beauty of Kerala’s backwaters.

Our Kerala houseboats are equipped with essential safety features and staffed by experienced crew members, ensuring a secure and comfortable experience for all guests.

Kerala houseboat prices vary based on season and the type of houseboat selected. Premium houseboats are priced higher due to their luxurious offerings. We offer competitive pricing to ensure our guests can enjoy the Kerala backwaters regardless of budget.

For the best selection and to ensure your preferred dates are available, we recommend booking your Kerala houseboat in advance, especially during peak season. Request a call back or Whatsapp us to secure your reservation and start planning your Kerala backwater adventure.